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ASEAN Friendship Bowling Game 2019

January 24, 2019

|     Hakim Hayat     |

THE Philippine Embassy in Brunei Darussalam, led by Chargé d’Affaires Pete Raymond V Delfin, hosted the 1st ASEAN Friendship Bowling Game at the Grand Seria Bowling Complex, Seria recently.


The Friendship Bowling Game was participated by the heads of missions of the ASEAN member countries in Brunei Darussalam and representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) led by Deputy Permanent Secretary at the MoFA Pengiran Haji Saiful Rizal bin Pengiran Haji Razali.


The event aimed to further strengthen the existing cordial relations between the Philippines and Brunei as well as all ASEAN member countries.

In his message, Delfin thanked all the participants for joining the bowling game and highlighted the significance of events such as this to foster camaraderie among the members of the ASEAN Community.


A ceremonial roll off led by the deputy permanent secretary and the heads of the ASEAN missions officially commenced the friendly competition.

There were 19 teams composed of four members from the different ASEAN missions. The top prize for Men’s Individual Player category went to Ambassador of Myanmar to Brunei Darussalam U Htin Lynn, while the Ladies Individual Player category was bagged by Nazlyn binti Rosli, spouse of Khairul Azam bin Bani of the Malaysian High Commission.


In the team category, the team led by Minister Counsellor at the Malaysian High Commission in Brunei Darussalam Khairul Azam bin Bani and team members, Diane Myra Elomia (Philippines), Fatoni Solahudin Ambary (Indonesia), and Muhammad Nuh bin Kamaludin (MoFA) won first place.


The individual category winners received trophies and tokens, while each member of the winning teams received a medal and a token.


In closing the event, Delfin stated that the activity evidently reflected the close relations and friendly cooperation among the ASEAN missions in Brunei Darussalam, which truly signifies the spirit of ASEAN as one community.


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